archive for July, 2005


Amma coming

(24 Jul '05)

The Ashram is bustling with activity as residents prepare for Amma’s arrival. Ashram residents are busy cleaning and sprucing up the premises to welcome Amma back after Her two-month Japan-North America Tour. Residents can be seen painting flower pots, changing curtains, and lovingly painting flowers on the steps the Amma climbs daily. All the different […]

Category : Ashram Life

Awaken, children!

(24 Jul '05)

24 July 2005 — Logan Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, USA An elderly lady from Amritapuri was waiting at the gate for her flight from Boston to Toronto. She was traveling as part of Amma’s U.S. tour. As the night before she had been up all night for Amma’s Devi Bhava darshan, she was quite sleepy. As […]

Category : Around Amma | Around Amma 2005

Guru Purnima Celebrations

(21 Jul '05)

21 July, 2005 Amma is currently in Boston. After evening darshan (21st morning 4 a.m.), Amma’s pada puja were performed on the same stage. Swami Amritaswarupananda and Swamini Krishnamrita Prana did the pada puja of Amma. “We must take birth in love, lead this life in love and at last get merged in love. This […]

Category : Guru Purnima

Amrita becoming a leading knowledge hub in higher education

(20 Jul '05)

20 July, 2005, Washington DC A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for Indo-US Inter-university Collaborative Initiative in Higher Education and Research was signed today during the visit of Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh to Washington DC on July 20. In this land mark agreement six leading American universities, including the University of California campuses […]

Category : Education

Ashram finished first one hundred houses in Kerala

(18 Jul '05)

The Ashram is the first NGO in India to finish building houses, based on the government plans, for the tsunami victims. 18 July, 2005 at 6.30 pm The Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Oomen Chandy will be handing over the keys to the houses built in Clappana village, for people of Alappad panchayat who […]

Category : Tsunami

Construction of houses at Samanthampettai, Nagapattinam

(13 Jul '05)

13 July 2005 — Samanthampettai, Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu Construction of houses for the tsunami victims is progressing at a brisk pace in Samanthampettai, Nagapattinam District. The government of Tamil Nadu initially allotted seven acres of land for the Ashram to build houses upon. Here the Ashram is building a self-sufficient colony consisting of , […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami

Construction of houses at Pudukuppam, Cuddalore

(12 Jul '05)

12 July 2005 — Pudukkuppam, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu The Tamil Nadu Government had allotted three acres of land for the rehabilitation of tsunami victims in Pudukuppam, Cuddalore. Ashram is building a total of 88 houses in this village and another 14 of which are in the properties of the recipients. This village witnessed the […]

Category : Free Housing | Tsunami
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